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Through Prairie and Forest; or, the Adventures of De La Salle, Discoverer of the Mississippi

By: Abbott, John S.C.

Price: $28.00 USD

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock: 0

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009532

Condition: Very Good


No publication date but Sunday school prize label on front endpaper is dated 1884.384 pages, frontispiece and 9 other b/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Nice and bright covers. René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle (1643 - 1687) was a 17th century French explorer and fur trader in North America. He explored the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada, the Mississippi River, and the Gulf of Mexico. He is best known for an early 1682 expedition in which he canoed the lower Mississippi River from the mouth of the Illinois River to the Gulf of Mexico and claimed the entire Mississipp... View more info